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Senior Bowl 2016: Wisconsin's Joe Schobert consistent during practices

The former walk-on is showcasing his skills at a heavier weight in Mobile.

Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports

The 67th Reese's Senior Bowl will take place down in Mobile, Ala. on Saturday afternoon. While there's much buzz surrounding former Ohio State quarterback/wide receiver Braxton Miller and North Dakota State quarterback Carson Wentz, Wisconsin linebacker Joe Schobert's appeared to put together a solid week of work in front of NFL personnel.

Schobert' tale of tape showed he was 6'1, but bumped his weight up to 247 pounds -- 11 pounds heavier than what was on Wisconsin's official roster in 2015.

ESPN's Kevin Weidl noted Schobert's ability to hold up in space at nearly 250 pounds, and was a "savvy" pass rusher.

WGN Radio Bears Insider (and "The Godfather," aka the founder, of Bucky's 5th Quarter) Adam Hoge, who was down in Mobile for the week of practices, said the extra weight on the former walk-on didn't affect his agility seen during his senior season and was "doing everything right in practices and has looked good in coverage" from his day two notebook.

Hoge joined our podcast on Thursday night, saying Schobert's technique was perfect and was solid during practices, though he probably didn't have the week former Wisconsin linebacker Chris Borland had a few years ago. Check out the podcast around the 50:00 mark.

How to watch

When: Saturday, January 30, 2016, 1:30 p.m. CT
Where: Mobile, Ala; Ladd-Peebles Stadium (capacity of 38,888)
How to watch: NFL Network